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Everyday life in Babylonia & Assyria

Author: H W F Saggs; Helen Nixon Fairfield
Publisher: London : B.T. Batsford ; New York : Putnam, 1965.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gives an outline account of Mesopotamia history from 3000 to 300 B.C.; describes life at an Amorite court; agriculture; crafts and industries; law, trade and commerce; life in the city of Babylon at the time of Nebuchadnezzar; and finally religion.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Saggs, H.W.F.
Everyday life in Babylonia & Assyria.
London, B.T. Batsford; New York, Putnam [1965]
(OCoLC)579406920
Online version:
Saggs, H.W.F.
Everyday life in Babylonia & Assyria.
London, B.T. Batsford; New York, Putnam [1965]
(OCoLC)605343597
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H W F Saggs; Helen Nixon Fairfield
OCLC Number: 399129
Description: 207 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: A forgotten civilization : the land and races of Babylonia and Assyria --
Kingdoms rise and fall --
Life at an Amorite court --
The scribe in Babylonian society --
Running an empire : Assyrian warfare --
Ancient crafts and industries --
Law --
Nebuchadnezzar's Babylon --
Religion.
Responsibility: H.W.F. Saggs ; drawings by Helen Nixon Fairfield.

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Gives an outline account of Mesopotamia history from 3000 to 300 B.C.; describes life at an Amorite court; agriculture; crafts and industries; law, trade and commerce; life in the city of Babylon at the time of Nebuchadnezzar; and finally religion.

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